Kapstaden till Kiruna – 11 days in Sweden

4 – 15 October 2016

This time last year a dream of mine came true – well, several dreams actually: I made a musical pilgrimage beyond the Arctic Circle (to a small mining town in Swedish Lapland) to watch my favourite band perform in an airport hangar, after which I went to the other side of the country to watch another one of my favourite bands play a small club show. Along the way I slept aboard a decommissioned 747 and an old cruise ship, saw Scandinavia’s tallest church and Sweden’s second deepest lake, stood beneath the northern lights in Kiruna and ate wild blueberries in Abisko, met some great people and a wild moose family and spent a small fortune on food and souvenirs.

It’s taken me a year but over the next few posts I’ll be uploading some of the (8000!) photos I took during my trip, but first a little background on why I went…

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The Narrow, Ill System & Conduit

Fri 22
September
2017

The Narrow visited Cape Town with support from Ill System and Conduit. It was a great show with loads of energy; here are some shots from the night.

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League of Doom: Beneath the Mountains of Madness at Mercury

Sat 16
Sep
2017

The inaugural  show from the League of Doom featured The Valley, Ruff Majik, Mad God and Doomorgy. Unfortunately I missed the first band, Electric Bizarre, but here are some photos of the other acts.

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Lights Out at House of Machines

Sat 9
Sep
2017

I recently took some photos for Lights Out of their show at House of Machines, here’s a quick post with some of my favourite shots from the night.

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Hezron Chetty & The Kickstands at Cafe Roux

Fri 1
Sep
2017

Hezron Chetty is one of my favourite musicians to watch live – his set at Cafe Roux at the beginning of the month was great, and I really enjoyed watching Durban-based supporting duo The Kickstands too. Here are some shots from the night.

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